Dixie Belle Paints: 83 Surprising & Beautiful Ways to Use Them

soft pink desk front

If you’re looking for beautiful ways to use Dixie Belle paints, you’ve come to the right place. Check out this inspiring list of not just a few ideas, but 83 ideas!  

These ideas are broken down into the following categories:

  • Styles – styles that go easily with painted furniture and projects
  • Techniques – different looks you can achieve with Dixie Belle products
  • Projects – furniture pieces you can paint, large and small
  • Home Decor – very small manageable projects to transform every room in your home
  • Bonus – more ways to use these products that you may not have considered


1. Classic Farmhouse – Farmhouse China Cabinet  This piece is painted in Cotton.

farmhouse china cabinet

2. Mid-Century Modern – Bunker Hill Blue MCM Credenza  The color is there in the title, but the gold is Moonshine Metallics Gold Digger.

mcm credenza front

3. Boho – Paint a Fun Toy Box  Painted in Silk Salt Water with the Boho Soul transfer.

painted toy box front

4. Whimsical – Whimsical Color Blended Dresser by Tracey’s Fancy Tracey’s blend uses Manatee Gray, Aubergine and Tea Rose, with stripes in Caviar and Fluff.

whimsical blended dresser

5. Traditional – Warm White Rocking Chair  This piece is painted in Sawmill Gravy.

white rocking chair top

6. Hollywood Glam – Dresser by Chic and Shabby Furniture by Rebecca

hollywood glam

7. Industrial – Metal Look Dresser This technique uses Hurricane Gray as the base, with black silver waxes.

industrial dresser right

8. Shabby Chic – Accent Tables  These tables are painted in Manatee Gray.

shabby chic side tables

9. Modern Farmhouse – Black Sofa Table  The table is painted Caviar, the top is finished with Walnut gel stain.

sofa table side view

10. French Country dresser  This gorgeous color is Vintage Duck Egg with Sea Glass, and Distressed Damask decoupage paper.

french country dresser front

11. Pop Art – L&L Furniture Art

pop art

12. Primitive Rustic – Antique Apothecary Cabinet from Salvaged Inspirations  Denise created this look with Tobacco Road Voodoo Gel Stain and Coffee Bean paint.

rustic apothecary cabinet

13. Grunge Buffet  This piece is painted in Caviar and Aged Ivory.

boho buffet

14. Western – Wood Blanket Chest  This paint is appropriately named Rusty Nail.

sw boho coffee table front

15. Modern Geometric – Leah Noell Design Co  These gorgeous stripes were done with Silk Salt Water and Anchor.


Techniques Using Dixie Belle Paints

16. Whitewash – My Little Makeovers


17. Blackwash – The Top Drawer RVA

black wash wash stand

18. Gel Stain Dining Table Painted in Fluff, with No Paint Walnut Gel Stain on top.

5 leg dining table top

19. Glaze – Floral Transfer Side Table  Mason Dixon Gray is the perfect backdrop for the Buds & Branches transfer.

floral transfer on a side table

20. Apply a transfer – Field of Flowers Buffet  If you love green, you need to try Collard Greens and Holy Guacamole.

field of flowers buffet

21.Real Metal Patina – Fish Tank Cabinet  This combo of Stormy Seas and Midnight Sky go perfectly with the rusty patina line.

rusty cabinet left side

22. Blending – Ombre Blended Buffet  Hurricane Gray, Stormy Seas and Vintage Duck Egg blend like a dream on this piece.

blended buffet straight view

23. Metalics – Asian Inspired Tallboy  This grand piece is showing off Silk Quiet Cove and Moonshine Metallics in Steel Magnolia and Silver Bullet on top, with the Cherry Blossom transfer.

asian inspired tallboy

24.  Wet Distressing – Q is for Quandie  The frame is painted in Midnight Sky, with the original gold peeking through.

wet distressing

25. Dry Distress – French Linen Entry Table  The base is painted French Linen and distressed, and the top is done with Voodoo Gel Stains in Black Magic, White Magic and Tobacco Road.

french linen entry table

26.  Mylar Stencil – Glam Table  This table is painted in Sawmill Gravy and the Morocco stencil painted with the Moonshine Metallics.

glam table side view

27.  Add Mouldings/Appliques – Elegant Desk  This linen technique used Mason Dixon Gray, Sawmill Gravy and French Linen.

elegant desk top overview

28.  Crackle – Chippy Dresser  This dresser was painted in Coffee Bean, crackle medium applied and then painted in Drop Cloth.

crackle dresser after

29. Create texture with Sea Spray – End Tables  After a base of Caviar, this set of tables was painted Cotton and distressed back.

chalk painted end table set

30.  Dry Brushing – Kacha

dry brush

31.  Decoupage – Pink & Silver Trunk  This trunk is painted in Gravel Road and Tea Rose, with Peony decoupage paper.

painted pale pink trunk closer

32. Silkscreen Stencil – Blue Wardrobe  This piece has a mixture of all kinds of blues – Haint Blue, Vintage Duck Egg, Cobalt, and Dusty Blue.

blue painted wardrobe cropped

33. Linen Technique – Night Stands  Unlike #27 above, this time the linen technique involved Gravel Road, Manatee Gray and Fluff.

ethan ellen night stands angled

34. Color Wash – Elegant Vintage Table  This ornate table is painted Haint Blue with a wash of Steel Magnolia and Pacific Moonshine Metallics.

French end table

35. Wood Graining – Coffee Table  The base is painted Driftwood, and the top is wood grained using Up in Smoke and White Magic Voodoo Gel Stains.

wood grain coffee table

36. Faux Barnwood – Farmhouse End Tables  The bases are Coffee Bean, and the tops used Chocolate, Putty, Buttercream and Up in Smoke Voodoo Gel Stain.

end table set side view

37. Ombre – Coral Dresser  A blend of Apricot, Flamingo and Fluff, this is one of my favorites!

coral dresser front

38.  Bleached Wood – Faff Designs  Connie did this wash using Sand Bar.

bleached wood

39.  Stone Look – Tracey’s Fancy  Tracey achieved this finish with Sea Spray and Manatee Gray.


40.  Layered Look – Accent Tables  These tables are painted in Stormy Seas, Dusty Blue and Mason Dixon Gray.

Pair of Accent Tables Closeup

41. Paint Pour – Salvaged Inspirations Denise did this paint pour using Cotton, Coffee Bean and Silver Bullet.

paint pour


42. Bedroom Set – Bowtie Treasures  Aaron painted this set in French Linen, with accents in Mason Dixon Gray and Sand Bar.

43.  Bench – Headboard Bench  This bench is painted with Silk Hampton Olive.

headboard bench front

44.  Chair – Shabby Chic Chair  This adorable antique chair is painted Mint Julep.

shabby chic chair side angle

45.  Buffet – Gray Buffet  A blend of Gravel Road, Manatee Gray and Fluff works so well on this buffet.

gray buffet lower front view

46.  China Cabinet – Secretary Desk  This piece is painted Haint Blue.

blue secretary desk

47.  Desk – Executive Desk  This desk is painted in Bunker Hill Blue.

executive desk transformation

48. Dining Set – Bar Height Dining Set  This set is painted Caviar with black wax.

table no leaf 2 chairs

49.  Dresser – Moroccan Dresser  The main color on this dresser is Rustic Red, and the Morocco stencil is painted with a variety of Dixie Belle paints.

moroccan dresser wider

50.  Table – Moroccan Tile Table  This small table packs a punch with Bunker Hill Blue, Dixie Belle Blue, Cobalt, Rustic Red and the Colorful Tiles decoupage paper.

moroccan tile table

51.  Trunk – Cedar Chest  This look was achieved with Chocolate, Drop Cloth and Driftwood.

cedar chest after

52. Vanity – Vintage Vanity This vanity is painted with a cloudy blend of Burlap, Sand Bar, Drop Cloth and Fluff.

floral vanity front

53.  Kitchen Cabinets – Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets  These cabinets are painted Driftwood and sealed with Satin clear coat.

kitchen cabinets above stove

54.  Stenciling Tile – Painting Your Floor by Picked and Polished

painting tile

56. Doors – Two Broke Housewives

front door

57.  Piano by Do Dodson  Do painted this piano in Driftwood and Fluff.

do dodson painted piano

Home Decor

58.  Lamps – Cherubs Chalks Interiors


59.  Planters – Q is for Quandie

60.  Candle Holders


61.  Wall Art


62.  Shelves

harp shelf with Dixie Belle paints

63.  Mirrors – Vintage Restore & More


64.  Decorative Items – This cloche is painted Burlap with the Buds & Branches transfer.

cloche after

65.  Bulletin Boards – Confessions of a Serial DIYer  Christy painted this frame first in Cotton, and then Vintage Duck Egg.

bulletin board

66.  Trays

serving tray

67. Picture Frames – Q is for Quandie  Linda painted this frame in Fluff.

picture frames

68.  Jewelry Boxes – I painted this jewelry box in Savannah Mist and washed it with Gold Digger.

jewelry box after

69.  Vases – Erin Ronchon Designs


70.  Corbels – Rustic Orchard Home  Tammy stained these corbels with a combo of Voodoo Gel Stains in White Magic and Tobacco Road.


71.  Chalkboards by AJ’s Vintage Designs

72.  Signs

Christmas tree sign

73.  Seasonal Decor – Low Flying Angels

rocking horse

74. Books – Owl and the Willow


75. Play kitchen – The Top Drawer RVA

kids stove

76. Old windows – This Old Vintage


77. Wall hooks – Annie Loveday Furniture

wall hooks

78. Bread Box – Creative Moments



79. Mix your own colors  This secretary desk is painted a custom blue (30% Blueberry and 70% Sawmill Gravy).

pale blue secretary desk front

80.  Refresh Your Wood – Salvaged Inspirations

hemp oil restore

81.  Paint Upholstery – Leah Noell Design Co


82. Pottery Barn Dupe  This table is painted Midnight Sky.

ethan allen entry table front

83. Restoration Hardware Dupe  These trunk tables were painted with Mud Puddle, Manatee Gray and Sawmill Gravy.

trunk end tables

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8 thoughts on “Dixie Belle Paints: 83 Surprising & Beautiful Ways to Use Them”

  1. I enjoyed this collection of ideas. Thank you for sharing them with us. It was fun to revisit your special pieces as well as see others.


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